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Wireless keyboard set-up question

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tandlj Calculating status...
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Apr 19, 2012 11:36 PM

The following system requirement is stated at the 'buy wireless keyboard' page: "Bluetooth-enabled Mac computer with Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later and existing keyboard and mouse for initial setup".

 

I only have the 3rd gen iPad - can the wirless keyboard be set up without a Bluetooth-enabled Mac computer?

 

Thanks, Joseph

Apple TV (3rd generation), iOS 5.1
  • ED3K Level 4 Level 4 (1,760 points)
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    Apr 19, 2012 11:39 PM (in response to tandlj)

    This should answer your question: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4112

     

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    The Apple Wireless Keyboard and many Bluetooth keyboards that use the Apple keyboard layout are compatible when used with the following iOS devices:

    • iPad (all models)
    • iPhone 3GS or later
    • iPod touch (3rd generation or later)
  • ED3K Level 4 Level 4 (1,760 points)
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    Apr 19, 2012 11:51 PM (in response to tandlj)

    no... if you read the system requirements for the link i sent you it is the full compatibility list. you dont need a mac to setup the keyboard. That would just pair it to the computer.

     

    you pair the iPad to the keyboard as you would a bluetooth headset, etc.

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